Unknown gunmen murder late Dora Akunyili’s husband in Anambra state
Unknown gunmen assassinated Dr. Chike Akunyili, the spouse of late former Information Minister and NAFDAC chairman, Prof. Dora Akunyili.
According to The Nation, the medical doctor was assassinated on Tuesday evening, September 28 in Umuoji, Anambra State’s Idemili North LGA.
Late Chike Akunyili had just left a meeting of the University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), where he talked glowingly about his late wife, who was also a member, and was on his way home when he was assassinated by gunmen.
“God, pls render the devil and his agents powerless and useless.
I was with this man yesterday same yesterday at Sharon Hall, All Saints Cathedral, Onitsha. It was an occasion of University of Nigeria Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Onitsha branch event where they honoured late Dora Akunyili.
He spoke glowingly about Dora and made a donation of 500k to the association. He was there with his son, Obum now working with Anambra state government.
We saw them off to the car and it was emotional when Obum hugged him tight as both of them separated to join their respective vehicles.
Obum was in a white Hilux while the man was in a big Jeep (i think Prado). God have mercy!”a source told the publication
The spokesperson of the state police command was reached out to and he mentioned he is yet to receive any information on the incident.
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